The Mystery of ‘COVID Toes’

During the winter of 2020 at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was noticed that a lot of people with COVID-19 were also getting chilblains on their feet, along with a lot of other much more serious medical problems. Chilblains are a common condition of the toes during the colder months and it was…

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How to use podiatry felt padding

Podiatry (or what used to be called ‘chiropody’) felt is a commonly used material to treat a wide range of foot problems. The podiatry felt is a natural material with a self-adhesive backing. The adhesive felt padding comes in sheets that can be cut to any shape with scissors and adhered to the foot to…

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Archies Footwear for Big and Small Feet

The Archies arch supporting thongs continue to be one of our biggest sellers. A few months ago Archies released the US Mens Size 4/US Womens Size 5’s for the smaller adult foot and just now they have released the US Men’s 15/US Women’s Size 16 for those really really big feet. The smaller ones come…

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Measuring Your Foot for Archies

Archies arch supporting thongs are our biggest seller. It is important when ordering online that you get the size right. The sizes are manufatured and sold based on the US Mens sizing, so you need to use the table on the ordering page to convert your sizing. To help this process, you can also measure…

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Toe Spacers – useful or not?

Toe spacers are used either at night or in wide fitting footwear to “correct the toes”. Feet spend the day in footwear, that somewhat compress the toes and changes the natural alignment of the toes. The idea of the toe spacers is to undo that unnatural force. Most commentary online about these are usually accompanied…

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